‘October Sky – Special Edition’ is a surprisingly good movie thanks to Jake Gyllenhaal and Chris Cooper

[rating=3]Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Chris Owen, Laura Dern
Director(s): Joe Johnston
Writer(s): Screenplay by Lewis Colick; Based upon the book, “Rocket Boys”, by Homer H. Hickam, Jr.

'October Sky'
‘October Sky’

I remember when this film first came out back in 1998, I had little interest in seeing it. Couldn’t exactly tell you why, but I remember that the trailer really didn’t grab me. When I was offered the opportunity to review the film’s new “Special Edition” DVD released at the end of January, my wife urged me to agree to a review.

And after watching October Sky, I’m glad she did.

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